Plash vs Gurgle - What's the difference?

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Plash is a related term of gurgle.


As nouns the difference between plash and gurgle

is that plash is (uk|dialectal) a small pool of standing water; a puddle or plash can be the branch of a tree partly cut or bent, and bound to, or intertwined with, other branches while gurgle is a gurgling sound.

As verbs the difference between plash and gurgle

is that plash is to splash or plash can be to cut partly, or to bend and intertwine the branches of while gurgle is to flow with a bubbling sound.

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plash

English

Etymology 1

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Noun

(plashes)
  • (UK, dialectal) A small pool of standing water; a puddle.
  • * 1590 , Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene , II.viii:
  • Out of the wound the red bloud flowed fresh, / That vnderneath his feet soone made a purple plesh .
    (Francis Bacon)
  • * Isaac Barrow
  • These shallow plashes .
  • A splash, or the sound made by a splash.
  • * Henry James, The Aspern Papers
  • Presently a gondola passed along the canal with its slow rhythmical plash , and as we listened we watched it in silence.

    Verb

  • To splash.
  • * Keats
  • plashing among bedded pebbles
  • * Longfellow
  • Far below him plashed the waters.
  • *
  • To cause a splash.
  • To splash or sprinkle with colouring matter.
  • to plash a wall in imitation of granite

    Etymology 2

    (etyl) plaissier, . Compare pleach.

    Noun

    (plashes)
  • The branch of a tree partly cut or bent, and bound to, or intertwined with, other branches.
  • Verb

  • To cut partly, or to bend and intertwine the branches of.
  • * to plash a hedge
  • (Evelyn)

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    gurgle

    English

    Verb

  • To flow with a bubbling sound.
  • The bath water gurgled down the drain.
  • * Young
  • Pure gurgling rills the lonely desert trace, / And waste their music on the savage race.
  • To make such a sound.
  • The baby gurgled with delight.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A gurgling sound.
  • * 1898 , , (Moonfleet) Chapter 4
  • Then the conversation broke off, and there was little more talking, only a noise of men going backwards and forwards, and of putting down of kegs and the hollow gurgle of good liquor being poured from breakers into the casks.

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    * * English onomatopoeias ----